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    A Military Working Dog Handler

    Cpl. Christopher Vogt works as a canine handler and trains his dog, Kepie, to help protect the president of the United States.

    Marine Aviation Hot Refueling

    Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Michael J. Wulf, a bulk fuel specialist, describes how "hot refueling" works.

    Week 7: Grass Week Recruit Vie...

    Recruits learn the basics of weapons safety and marksmanship during grass week.

    Week 3: Bayonet Assault Course...

    Recruits take on the Bayonet Assault Course and learn how to channel their intensity toward an enemy.

    Week 2: In the Barracks Drill...

    Drill instructors demand that recruits move quickly, be thorough and move as a unit.

    Week 1: Receiving Drill Instru...

    Drill instructors guide recruits through receiving, as the recruits begin their transformation into United States Marines.

    Marine Corps Recruiting

    Sgt. Hodges, a Marine Corps recruiter in Boston, discusses with potential applicants the career opportunities available in the Marine Corps.

    Week 11: The Crucible Planks C...

    During The Crucible, the final part of Marine Corps Basic Recruit Training, recruits complete a plank exercise.

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